blackbird online journal spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1
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Susan Aizenberg
   Cortland, 1970
   L'Heure Bleue
   Nights Mutable as Water Revise
      Themselves into the Shape
      of Our Extravagant Past

Erica Dawson

Norman Dubie
   The Book of Crying Kanglings
      from The Spirit Tablets at Goa Lake

Juliana Gray
   Woman in the I-65 Rest Stop

T. R. Hummer
   For Dancers Only: Suite for
      Jimmie Lunceford, 1902-1947

Christian Kiefer
   Widow’s Walk

Melissa Koosmann
   After Science
   What the Dead Deserved

Larry Levis
   Elegy with a Thimbleful of
      Water in the Cage
   The Space

Louise Mathias
   Autumn Sequester
   Blue Agnostic





Kate Northrop
   Inside the Room
   Unfinished Landscape with a Dog

Kathleen Peirce
   From Inside
   From Underneath
   From the Middle

Allan Peterson

Reginald Shepherd
   Doppelganger Music
   Self-Portrait in the New World Order

Lisa Russ Spaar
   New Year’s Eve
   The Insomnia of Hildegard of Bingen

Gerald Stern
   Just Say Goodbye to Mother
   May 30

Amy Tudor
   Self-Portrait with Eyes Closed
   Untitled, with Peonies in Bloom

G. C. Waldrep
   Canticle for the Second Sunday in Lent
   What Begins Bitterly Becomes
      Another Love Poem

Tony Whedon